PR Pros: A Bunch of Shady Sex-Crazed Skirts

The public relations industry is full of crazy parties and dishonesty in service of getting what we want. Right? Um, not quite. But those misconceptions are what happen when the PR industry fails in its own PR efforts. et's...

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Why I Won’t Join Your PR Blog Party

As a new blogger in the PR community, it can be easy to get sucked into cliques that go from courting to a perpetual echo chamber. If you want to stand out, consider less ass-kissing and more thinking for yourself.  hate PR...

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Improving the Power150

Do you trust blog influence rankings like AdAge's Power150 Index? You probably shouldn't. Metrics used are faulty and easily manipulated by those in-the-know. In this post I offer some requested feedback on improving those rankings. [dropcap style="font-size:...

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Alexa and the Power 150: What are They Thinking?

Ad Age announced they're adding Alexa as a ranking factor in their Power 150 Index. Find out why relying on Alexa as a metric is problematic when evaluating websites' authority or influence. lexa rankings are now being...

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Blog Censorship: Where do You Draw the Line?

No matter what your reason, deleting blog comments after they've been published is rarely a good idea. And your readers will notice. Sometimes they'll even have copies. This is what happens when they do. ere I was planning...

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Why Do PR Professionals Still Not Understand Blogging?

Public relations professionals have a nasty little habit of claiming ownership of tools and promotional tactics that go far beyond their own uses. In this post I cover PR pros' misguided views on both blogging and web links as "currency." [dropcap style="font-size:...

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Blog Ethics and Why I’m Ashamed of the PR Bigwigs

What happens when you combine a bunch of PR professionals, mob mentality, and hypocrisy? Apparently this. generally stay away from "newsy" posts here, and go for a more practical approach. But the big news in PR lately is...

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